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Farm Radio Weekly is a news and information service for rural radio broadcasters in sub-Saharan Africa. It is published by Farm Radio International.

Archive for May, 2011

‘We might have to sell our possessions’

Posted in: Issue #157, Past Issues

East Africa: Rising prices mean less food on the table (The Monitor, Christian Science Monitor, Business Daily Africa)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #157, Past Issues

Malawi: Farmers adopt one-to-one maize planting technique (by Mark Ndipita, for Farm Radio Weekly in Malawi)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #157, Past Issues

Zambia: New feeder roads ease farmers’ transportation blues (by Brian Moonga for Farm Radio Weekly in Zambia)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #157, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on rising food prices

Posted in: Issue #157, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on one-to-one maize planting

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #157, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on farm-to-market roads

Posted in: Issue #157, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Bayeux-Calvados Awards for War Correspondents

Posted in: Issue #157, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Web 2.0 Learning Opportunities in Uganda

Posted in: Issue #157, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Radio documentaries available on migrants living in South Africa

Posted in: Issue #157, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

So you’re an African rural radio broadcaster and you want to connect with your peers?

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #157, Past Issues

A clean village for a healthy life

Posted in: Farm Radio International script of the week, Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #157, Past Issues

Indigenous Nguni cattle find favour in South Africa

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #156, Past Issues

South Africa: Farmers happy with revival of Nguni cattle (by Fidelis Zvomuya for Farm Radio Weekly in South Africa)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #156, Past Issues

Liberia: Agreement signed to stop illegal logging (Reuters, BBC)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #156, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on biodiversity and Nguni cattle

Posted in: Issue #156, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on illegal logging

Posted in: Issue #156, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Kurt Schork Awards in International Journalism

Posted in: Issue #156, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Reporting REDD+: Media pack

Posted in: Issue #156, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Subscribers’ survey – deadline extended to win an MP3 player!

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #156, Past Issues

The Role of Native Breeds in Maintaining Livestock Health: Story Ideas for the Radio

Posted in: Farm Radio International script of the week, Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #156, Past Issues

FRW 155 – Ivorian farmers unable to plant this season

Posted in: Issue #155, Past Issues

Ivory Coast: Rains arrive but farmers afraid to return to their land (IRIN, VOA, FAO)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #155, Past Issues

DR Congo: Congolese farmers reject food donations (Syfia Grands Lacs)

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #155, Past Issues

Kenya: Farmers favour new sorghum variety (Daily Nation)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on planting season in Ivory Coast

Posted in: Issue #155, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on food donations

Posted in: Issue #155, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on Gadam sorghum

Posted in: Issue #155, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

‘Doing Community Radio: A Toolkit for Nigerian Communities’

Posted in: Issue #155, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Middlebury Fellowships in Environmental Journalism

Posted in: Issue #155, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Healthy communities script package released!

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #155, Past Issues

Women face many challenges after conflict

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #155, Past Issues

Controversy surrounds Great Green Wall

Posted in: Issue #154, Past Issues

Senegal: The Great Green Wall, a wall of misunderstanding? (by Mohamed Gueye, for Farm Radio Weekly in Senegal)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #154, Past Issues

Mali: Poultry farming helps a farmer make ends meet (Farm Radio Weekly)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #154, Past Issues

Kenya: Farmers use SMS to find the best market (AlertNet)

Posted in: African Farm News in Review, Issue #154, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on the Great Green Wall

Posted in: Issue #154, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to broadcasters on poultry farming

Posted in: Issue #154, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Notes to Broadcasters on using mobile phones for agriculture

Posted in: Issue #154, Notes to Broadcasters, Past Issues

Knight International offers journalism fellowships!

Posted in: Issue #154, Past Issues, Upcoming Events

Using Evernote to organize your notes

Posted in: Issue #154, Past Issues, Radio Resource Bank

Please respond to script package survey by May 5th

Posted in: Farm Radio International Action, Issue #154, Past Issues

Farmers in Niger benefit from letting trees grow in their fields

Posted in: Farm Radio Script of the Week, Issue #154, Past Issues